The Rev. Dr. Bill Knudsen leads a responsive reading during the Presbytery of Northumberland’s stated meeting that also served as the executive presbyter’s retirement ceremony.
To say that the Rev. Dr. Bill Knudsen took the path he thought he would or ended up where he planned couldn’t be further from the truth. After all, he had visions of joining the Navy as a chaplain and had little interest in a job opportunity as the executive presbyter at the Presbytery of Northumberland. However, God had different plans for Bill, and 14 years after accepting the call at Northumberland, which followed a 20-year career in the Army Reserves, Bill is retiring.
“It’s the right time to do it,” Bill said when asked about retirement. “I want to retire while I’m young enough to be able to still go out and enjoy life. I’m 67 years old and it gives me a lot more opportunity to settle into a new area, make new friends and still be young enough, active enough and healthy enough to enjoy retirement.” Continue reading
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The Central Tier Meeting – will meet the 12:00 pm the first Wednesday of every month at First Presbyterian Church, Williamsport.
Place: Williamsport First Presbyterian Church 102 East Third Street, Williamsport. For more information contact Rev. Sam Hwang at firstname.lastname@example.org or 570.220.5993 or 326.3706
The Northern Tier Pastors will meet on Thursday January 19th at 9:30am
Place: Wellsboro First Presbyterian Church, 130 Main Street, Wellsboro For more information contact Rev. Michael Birbeck at 570-724-3431 or at www.fpcwellsboro.org _____________________________________________
The Southern Tier ~ Meeting during lunch at the Stated Meeting, at the Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church, January 21st. Will discuss setting up the first gathering and topics. For more information contact Rev. Elizabeth McCormick at Bloomsburg First Presbyterian Church, 570-784-2322 or email@example.com
Grove Presbyterian Church is hosting the Susquehanna Valley and Williamsport Chapters of the American Guild of Organists annual “Planning for Music Ministry” program.
Saturday Oct 8 from 9 AM – 4:30 PM.
It will be a great day for lots of valuable info, teaching and inspiration!
For more information contact Joy Christian at 570.847.8659, firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit the website at https://www.agohq.org/chapters/susquehannavalley/
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